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The Fairmont San Francisco

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950 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Naples
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A grand property, outstanding service, a memorable 3 night stay. A lovely, well appointed room. 446 has a very nice view too. Knobhill is a great location, within walking distance to attractions or to transportation to everywhere. What I liked the least was that my stay was too short.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Overall my family and I had a memorable stay at the Fairmont SFO. I will skip the prime location on top of Nob Hill – as it has been covered elsewhere. A grand lobby with Roman columns greets you with comfortable seating areas. For an upcharge, we got upgraded to a spacious double queen, with spacious closet and bathroom. The... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a whirlwind three day visit to San Francisco to see the opera, walk, shop and eat. The Fairmont is a calm oasis with wonderful, attentive staff and service. Up on the hill, but easy to get around the city and walk or transit anywhere. We are Fairmont fans for their great rates, great dates and always enjoy our... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The entire staff was wonderful! They were professional, friendly and knowledgeable. Great location with spectacular views. The room was very comfortable and cozy. Truly memorable stay!..............................

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Eureka, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the beginning of booking the stay there were issues, it was a pay in advance rate, so the card was charged the night we booked the stay. It was then charged again the next day. We contacted the accounting department and they said there had been a glitch in the system and that charges would be refunded. No refunds... More 

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Flower Mound
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Every aspect of service was impeccable from doormen, bell service, valet, front desk, housekeeping, resturants and especially the concierge. The concierge is the best I have experienced. Location, location, location on top of all that service. Right in the middle of it all on two tolley line and the view from being on Nob Hill is incredible in all directions.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Fairmont is a wonderful hotel. All the staff were terrific. The room was very spacious for the price point and the bathroom was very nice also. Room was generally quiet. The main lobby is beautiful and relaxing. The location is good and a short walk to the monorail and the light rail. You can get to most attractions on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotels fall into two categories - those that look after their guests and those that do not. So the question is 'Does The Fairmont'? On balance yes it does. The staff are friendly and seem to genuinely care about the variety of people who frequent this Grand Dame of a hotel. It was not all plane sailing on our visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of the finest hotels I've ever stayed at - pretty much a once in a lifetime experience. Worth a bit more, services are impeccable. Room was shiny clean, bathroom was fantastic, lots of space and spotless!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For history buffs the Fairmont was one of the few structures to partially survive the1906 earthquake that devastated the city. It re-opened a year later on the anniversary of the quake. For media buffs it was also used for the exteriors and interiors of Arthur Hailey's television series HOTEL from 1983 to 1988. For those of us who just love... More 

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